[SOLVED]Audio driver install

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[SOLVED]Audio driver install

Postby whatswithgravity on Thu Feb 21, 2013 8:59 pm

Hey guys, my Sony Vaio's audio card went out on me and I just got it back from the shop good as new. The problem is: my sound doesn't work on linux anymore. I'm running Mint 11 and 'lshw' says I'm using the "6 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller" from Intel. Sony's website only has drivers for windows, so could y'all walk me through the installation step-by-step? (I'm kinda a end user :oops:)

Edit: P.S. Found this and downloaded the 2.6 Linux file under the assumption it's refering to the kernel. Is this the right driver? and if so how to I install it?
Last edited by whatswithgravity on Tue Feb 26, 2013 2:51 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Audio driver install

Postby bigj231 on Thu Feb 21, 2013 9:55 pm

You shouldn't need to get any drivers for your sound. Try reinstalling. Also, why are you running Mint 11? Mint 13 is up to date, and a LTS release.
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